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J&K administration asks leaders to stay away from Srinagar
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday asked leaders of political parties not to visit Srinagar, claiming it will jeopardize the efforts to restore normalcy in the region.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Saloons disappear as workers desert Valley
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) Bashir Ahmed Sheikh, 63, has been visiting a barber shop in North Kashmir's Ganderbal district for the last three days without any luck.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,IANS Life
First encounter in J&K since Art 370 abrogation
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) The gun battle between security forces and militants in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir continued till late into the night on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
How these J&K officers are fighting fake news on Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) With a full-fledged information war breaking out following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave Jammu and Kashmir special status, several officers of the state have put themselves on the front line of fighting fake news propaganda, mostly emanating from Pakistan.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
Schools reopen in Srinagar, but students missing
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) After a gap of 15 days, around 200 school in Srinagar reopened on Monday, but few students showed up. Though teachers were present in most schools, jittery parents avoided sending their children.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Pak resumes ceasefire violations in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) After a lull of less than 24 hours, Pakistan violated the ceasefire again with fresh shelling near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Would return to real time normalcy elude Kashmiris for long?
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) Moving with extreme caution and taking decision based on daily assessment of the ground situation, authorities on Sunday relaxed curbs in more areas of the Kashmir Valley.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Indian Army hits Pakistani post opposite Rajouri
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian Army hit a Pakistani post opposite the Rajouri sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday during continuous cross-fire following a ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan that left a soldier dead, officials said.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rahul condemns arrest of J&K Congress chief
Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the arrest of the party's Jammu and Kashmir unit chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir and another party leader saying the government has delivered another body blow to democracy.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
No killing in Kashmir, situation to be normal in few days (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) There has been no loss of life to any person in the Kashmir Valley during the past 12 days of lockdown, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam said on Friday, and announced that the restrictions will be lifted and life "will become completely normal" as the situation improves over the next few days.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Lt. Col Dhoni in Ladakh on Independence Day
Ladakh, Aug 15 (IANS) Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who is currently serving in the Indian Army, is in Ladakh where he brought in India's 73rd Independence Day with the masses of the newly formed union territory.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Sports
Striking down Article 370 tipping point, say Kashmiri Pandits
Jammu, Aug 14 (IANS) Striking down of Article 370, which gave Jammu and Kashmir a sense of specialness, is the tipping point as it can further escalate the communal tension in the state, says Shadi Lal Pandita, a Kashmiri Pandit, who was forced to migrate along with his family to Jammu in 1989 in wake of terror attacks.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Scrapping Article 370 freed us from slavery: West Pak refugees
Jammu, Aug 14 (IANS) West Pakistan Hindu refugees, whose ancestors had migrated to India during the 1947 partition and settled in the Jammu region, were feeling stateless and cheated even after seven decades of living in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Rahul politicising Kashmir visit issue: Governor
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of politicising the Kashmir issue by seeking to put several pre-conditions to visiting the Valley, and which he said would lead to further unrest and problems for the people.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Rahul politicising Kashmir visit issue: Governor
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of politicising the Kashmir issue by seeking to put several pre-conditions to visiting the Valley, and which he said would lead to further unrest and problems for the people.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K police complain to Twitter about Pak politician's 'malicious' post
Srinagar/New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said they have taken up with Twitter the "malicious content" posted by senior Pakistani lawmaker Rehman Malik who had tweeted that the Indian Army was using "helicopter gunships" to fire on villagers in Kashmir.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Full dress rehearsals for I-Day functions held in Valley
Kupwara, Aug 13 (IANS) Keeping in tune with the government's plan to hold Independence Day functions in every district of Jammu and Kashmir, a full dress rehearsal of the flag hoisting ceremony was held in the District Police Lines in Kupwara on Tuesday.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Restrictions to ease in phased manner in Valley: Govt
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The government on Tuesday announced that it will ease restrictions on the movement of people in the Valley in a phased manner while claiming that normalcy has been restored in the Jammu division.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Muted celebrations mark Eid in Valley
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) With extremely low key celebrations, Eid was perhaps never so sombre and subdued in Kashmir.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
J&K police demands details of rogue Twitter handle
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Police in Jammu and Kashmir has shot a letter to Twitter asking for details of one of its accounts that has been spreading "rumours through his tweets very frequently which are leading to law and order situation in the Kashmir Valley".
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Shah might visit Srinagar to unfurl Tricolour at Lal Chowk on Aug 15
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) In what could be yet another historical move, Union Home Minister Amit Shah might airdash to Srinagar to unfurl the Tricolour at Lal Chowk on Independence Day, August 15.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Separatist Malik's locality in Srinagar peaceful on Eid
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Jailed separatist leader Yasin Malik's home locality here peacefully celebrated Eid on Monday, reports from the area said.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Article 370 goes up in 'air' literally!
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The sky in this Hindu-dominated town in Jammu and Kashmir is agog with kites with just two words written on them -- Article 370.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
CRPF dismisses social media message of rift with Kashmir Police
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Both the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) on Monday dismissed messages of rift among security forces deployed in J&K after the abrogation of Article 370.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics,Defence/Security
J&K Police writes to service providers on malicious social media campaign on Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) A week after lockdown of Kashmir Valley post Centre's announcement about scrapping Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir Police has claimed that malicious campaign was spread on social media. The state police has written to service providers to take action against twitter handles and other such posts on social media who are spreading misinformation.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
J&K celebrates Eid after special status revocation
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Amid massive security arrangements and restrictions, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday marked its first Eid after the revocation of its special status, even as the state administration held a meeting with local clerics to oversee prayer arrangements and ensure peaceful celebrations.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
To scuttle protests, more pro-Pak prisoners to be shifted outside J&K
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Several core groups of terrorists and separatist leaders, mostly pro-Pakistanis, lodged in various jails of Jammu and Kashmir were planning to launch violent protests inside and outside the jails across the Valley, post revocation of Article 370.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Indefinite prohibitory orders clamped in Kargil
Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) Indefinite prohibitory orders were imposed on Thursday in Kargil, Drass and Sankoo areas of Jammu and Kashmir to maintain peace and tranquillity, the district administration said.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Violence within four walls and its unspoken victims in Kashmir
Pampore, Aug 8 (IANS/ 101Reporters) While Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) is in news usually for geopolitical tension, violence within the four walls of homes too is a serious issue facing it. In the state, everything becomes subdued owing to the larger political conflict and whatever does not suit the political agenda-statist or separatist-is given no importance. Violence against women not only goes unnoticed but also is given no importance by the society or media. Very often, it is denied.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Kashmir,National
Doval visits J&K, interacts with Kashmiris over lunch
Shopian (J&K), Aug 7 (IANS) Days after the government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was spotted on Wednesday having lunch with local residents here, in a bid to show that normalcy was slowly returning to the Valley.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K: Army Commander Northern Command chairs high-level core group meet
Udhampur (J&K), Aug 6 (IANS) In the backdrop of the prevailing situation in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh chaired a meeting of the Core Group of Intelligence and Security agencies in Srinagar to review their operational readiness in the face of any contingency.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
A look into the lives of the nomadic Gujjar tribe
Bhaderwah, Aug 6 (IANS/ 101Reporters) At a height of 10,000 feet surrounded by mountains lies Padri in Jammu, a lush green grassland with traces of snow. Tourists are generally unaware of this area and visit the place under recommendations of locals from Bhaderwah, the nearest town and 40 km from Padri. This region in Jammu is gaining traction among tourists from northern Indian states.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Ex-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti arrested (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) Almost 24 hours after former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti was put under house arrest on Sunday night, she was arrested on Monday evening moments after Rajya Sabha passed the Bill to bifurcate the state into Union territories.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
B-Town hails historic Kashmir decision
Mumbai/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Many Bollywood celebrities came out to congratulate the Narendra Modi government for its decision to repeal Article 370, and split the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories ? Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Kashmir,Bollywood,Politics
Kashmir cut off due to curfew, communication blackout
Srinagar Aug 5 (IANS) A curfew and a total communication blackout are in place in Kashmir with the government on Monday proposing to revoke Article 370 giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Scrapping Article 370 will be 'catastrophic', says Mehbooba
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti on Monday described the Modi government's decision to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution as "the darkest day in Indian democracy".
2019-08-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K parties issue united call to safeguard state's autonomy
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Amid turmoil and uncertainty in Jammu and Kashmir, all parties in the state on Sunday decided to remain together and stand united in their struggle for safeguarding the state's "identity, autonomy and special status".
2019-08-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Mehbooba Mufti 'requested' to clarify role in J&K Bank backdoor appointments
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Former J&K Chief Minister and President of Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), Mehbooba Mufti, has been asked by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to clarify her role in the backdoor appointments made in Jammu and Kashmir Bank on references of some of her former ministers.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Machail Yatra in J&K suspended due to security reasons
Jammu, Aug 3 (IANS) An unexpected fallout of the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to call off the Amarnath Yatra due to security reasons has been the suspension of the annual Machail Mata Yatra in the Kishtwar district of Jammu region.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Stone throwers picked weapons in Kashmir Valley: Army
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighty-three per cent of local youth who picked up weapons in the Kashmir Valley had a history of stone pelting and many don't survive long after becoming terrorists, Commander of Sringar-based 15 Corps Lt General K.J.S. Dhillon said on Friday, appealing the mothers not to allow their children to take up arms.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
J&K govt cites terror threat; asks Amarnath yatris, tourists to leave at earliest
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) Citing intelligence inputs of terror threats, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday issued an advisory asking Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to "curtail" their stay in the valley and leave "as soon as possible".
2019-08-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Decision on 35A to be taken at appropriate level: Ram Madhav
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav said on Wednesday that a decision on article 35A would be taken at the appropriate level and the decision would be in favour of the people of J&K.
2019-07-31
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Steel bullets used in Anantnag attack recovered from slain Jaish militants
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Police said on Tuesday that steel bullets used in the Anantnag attack of June 12 by militants were also recovered from the possession of the slain Jaish militant commander and his associate during the gunfight on Tuesday.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Weapon safety systems to counter gun-snatching in J&K
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police is procuring 4,000 weapons safety systems to counter the menace of weapon snatching by militants in the restive state.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Top Jaish commander, associate killed in J&K's Anantnag
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) A top Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) commander, involved in the attack on June 12 attack that left 5 CRPF troopers dead, was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was killed on Tuesday in firing by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Man arrested for daughter's murder in Baramulla
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) A man was arrested for the murder of his daughter in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC in Kupwara
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in the Kupwara district after Pakistan violated the bilateral ceasefire.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Over 3.20 lakh perform Amarnath yatra in 29 days
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) Over 3.20 lakh pilgrims have performed the annual Amarnath yatra in the last 29 days as another batch of 1,175 yatris left Jammu for the valley on Tuesday.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Join hands to protect Article 35A, Mehbooba urges Abdullah
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that she has requested her political archrival Farooq Abdullah to convene an all-party meet to protect the state's special status.
2019-07-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics